Linux News for Aug 25, 2011
March of the Penguin: Ars looks back at 20 years of Linux (Aug 25, 2011, 23:00)
Ars: While it's easy now to take the name
"Linux" for granted, Torvalds had modestly rejected the idea of
naming the new kernel after himself, instead calling it Freax.
Malware Targeting Android Jumps 76 Percent (Aug 25, 2011, 22:00)
Help Net Security: "The amount of malware
targeted at Android devices jumped 76 percent since last quarter,
to become the most attacked mobile operating system, according to
10 Good Inkscape Tutorials for Vector Graphic Designers (Aug 25, 2011, 20:00)
Tech Drive-in: "Inkscape is the premier open
source vector graphics editor for Linux. Following is a collection
of 10 of the very best and descriptive Inkscape tutorials from
around the web."
MP3 in Fedora 15 (Aug 25, 2011, 18:00)
DSITN: Probably one of my most common everyday
tasks on Linux is listening to MP3s and watching rips of TV shows
Finnish City of Kankaanp�� Cuts Project Hardware Costs with Linux (Aug 25, 2011, 17:00)
Red Hat: City creates a single point of
management for simplified and centralized desktop and server
So, want to manage a cloud with open-source software? (Aug 25, 2011, 16:00)
ZDnet: Then, Convirture deserves your
Has Microsoft's Patent Deal with Novell Hurt Red Hat? (Aug 25, 2011, 15:00)
Datamation: Red Hat CEO addresses the patent
issue and drops a major hint about Walmart.
What would you like to see most in minix? (Aug 25, 2011, 14:00)
Linus Torvalds: Summary: small poll for my new
Fedora 16 KDE and GNOME 3 Alpha screenshots (Aug 25, 2011, 13:00)
LinuxBSDos:The first alpha of Fedora 16 was
released this week.
Linux Mint 11 LXDE review (Aug 25, 2011, 12:00)
LinuxBSDos: Linux Mint is a desktop-centric
distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, and Linux Mint LXDE is the
edition that uses the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment
Using Linux to Improve Energy Efficiency and Productivity (Aug 25, 2011, 11:00)
Datamation: Tools like ZoneMinder, HEYU and
Motion and boost your business's energy efficiency.
How to use Libre Office in Ubuntu to Create A Client Database (Aug 25, 2011, 10:00)
Ubuntu Manual: "In this new LibreOffice Calc
tutorial for Ubuntu users I will show you how to create a new
client list and how to use the filter tool in order to narrow your
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.7 review (Aug 25, 2011, 08:00)
Linux User & Developer: RHEL 5.7 is a
release that hasn't a lot to be excited about, which, to be fair,
is normal for an update of an enterprise Linux distribution.
BackTrack 5 - A Linux Distribution Engineered for Penetration Testing (Aug 25, 2011, 06:00)
UbuntuManual: Among the digital forensic tools
available for Linux, BackTrack is well known as an all-in-one
platform that offers security professionals all the tools that they